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Marcel Reurs

Marcel Reurs

attorney-at-law, partner

+31(0)20 752 32 16

Marcel is a partner and brings over 24 years’ experience across all immigration routes with a particular emphasis on employment-related and business-related categories, including but not limited to highly skilled migrant, intra-corporate transfer, European Blue Card, and the self-employed and investor categories. He has extensive experience in handling immigration aspects of mergers and acquisitions and other corporate restructuring, compliance with sponsor duties and service provision involving the posting of workers with customers in the EU.

Marcel’s clients range from long-established international companies across the globe in need of high-volume application work to start-up companies and entrepreneur-investors.

He is a contributing co-editor to the leading commentary on the Dutch Immigration Decree and chief of the editorial board of Jurisprudence on Immigration Law, the Dutch immigration jurisprudence series. He has developed the Dutch Bar Association’s course on immigration law for trainee attorneys and served the Ministry of Justice as an expert adviser in the immigration policy reform, Modern Migration Policies. Marcel regularly speaks at national and international conferences.

Marcel has been a partner since 2002 and is the current chair of the firm. He is an active member of the International Bar Association and an active international associate with the American Immigration Lawyers Association, where he is a member of the Global Migration Section’s Steering Committee. He is a member of the Dutch specialist associations for immigration attorneys, SVMA and WRV.

Marcel has a very extensive international network. His trusted, long-term personal contacts enable him to arrange for assistance in obtaining work permits in almost every country.

Marcel is an exclusive contributor to The Legal 500: Corporate Immigration Country Comparative Guide for the chapter on the Netherlands.


For a list of publications in Dutch please refer to the Dutch profile page.


He is annually listed as a leading individual in Who’s Who in Corporate Immigration Law (WWL: Corporate Immigration).

Netherlands Bar registration

Marcel Reurs has registered the following principal legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):

  • Immigration law

Based on this registration, he is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.